Rhodes Scholars


Enrolment status New students, Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students
Level of study Postgraduate, Higher Degree by Research
Study area All study areas
Opening date 1 July 2019
Closing date 13 September 2019

Scholarship description

The Rhodes Trust is an educational charity whose principal activity is to support scholars selected from 14 constituencies to study at the University of Oxford. Students are chosen on the basis of exceptional intellect, character, leadership, and commitment to service.


  • Nationality/citizenship: You must be an Australian citizen who has been resident in Australia for at least two of the last ten years<
  • Educaiton/residency: You must have completed at least two years of schooling at an Australian secondary school
  • Age: You must have reached your 19th birthday and not have passed your 26th birthday on 1 October 2020, which means you must have been born after 30 September 1994 and on/before 1 October 2001
  • Academic achievement: You will have completed the requirements of an Australian Bachelor Honours degree (QAF level 8) or Australian Masters degree (AQF level 9 or 9E) by no later than 15 June 2020. It is expected that students will have a GPA of at least 6.75 out of 7 or equivalent
  • You may not apply for the Rhodes Scholarship more than two times

Read full details on the Rhodes Scholarship for Australia website

Applications are closed.

Before you apply

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Selection criteria

The broad selection criteria are:

  • Academic excellence
  • Energy to use your talents to the full (as demonstrated by mastery in areas such as sports, music, debate, dance, theatre, and artistic pursuits, including where teamwork is involved)
  • Truth, courage, devotion to duty, sympathy for and protection of the weak, kindliness, unselfishness and fellowship
  • Moral force of character and instincts to lead, and to take an interest in your fellow human beings
Applications are closed.


Dr Robert Mullins, Rhodes Scholarship adviser
Applications are closed.